NZR statement on Investec Rugby Championship schedule

NZR statement on Investec Rugby Championship schedule NZR has expressed its disappointment at the announcement of The Investec Rugby Championship schedule which has the All Blacks playing their last match in Australia on Saturday 12 December, which is a change from original planning. SANZAAR has announced the match schedule for the Championship,

NZ to host two Bledisloe Cup Tests ahead of Rugby Championship to be played in Australia

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) says its looking forward to the resumption of international rugby following confirmation from SANZAAR that the Investec Rugby Championship will be staged in Australia this year. NZR CEO Mark Robinson said: "We're obviously disappointed at the decision to not have New Zealand host the tournament, but we

ALL BLACKS SQUAD NAMED FOR 2020 INVESTEC RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named the squad for the 2020 Investec Rugby Championship. The 35-strong squad is as follows (with age, Investec Super Rugby club, province and Test caps.  New All Blacks in bold): Forwards: Hookers Asafo Aumua

South steal win in last gasp

Super Rugby Aotearoa's star Will Jordan turned it on in the 84th minute to steal a 38-35 win for his South Island side in the interisland clash in Wellington on Saturday. It was an outstanding game, and while lacking the intensity of the local derbies of the Super Rugby Aotearoa series, it

North v South teams to contest two trophies

Te Matau a Māui – The Fishhook of Māui (left) and the Loving Cup (right) New North v South trophy named Te Matau a Māui – The Fishhook of Māui The Loving Cup to be contested for the first time since 1932 Two trophies of different eras and origins will be up for grabs during the Steinlager North v South

Olympic Sevens preparations continue as 2021 HSBC New Zealand Sevens called off

Olympic Sevens preparations continue as 2021 HSBC New Zealand Sevens called off All Blacks and Black Ferns Sevens remain focused on Olympic build up World Rugby working on abbreviated 2021 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Planning underway for Oceania invitational sevens tournament in early 2021 New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has

Squads named for Steinlager North v South match

Squads named for Steinlager North v South match The squads for the eagerly-awaited Steinlager North vs South match scheduled for Saturday 29 August have been named. The squads have been selected by the All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Grant Fox and John Plumtree.  The All Blacks Assistant Coaches will coach the two

Boks want fair crack at Championship

Advantage all with the All Blacks by Lynn McConnell Sanzaar may be keen to push for the Rugby Championship to be staged in New Zealand later in the year, New Zealand may be keen to host it, but the prospect of an international tournament does not find favour in all quarters. Respected South